Psychology & Psychiatry

Hispanic Americans' suicide rates are rising

Suicide is a major public health issue for all Americans, but new research suggests it is a particularly pressing problem for Hispanics.

Medical economics

Suicides less common in states that passed Medicaid expansion

Although there have been steady increases over the past 20 years in the number of people nationwide who die by suicide, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that such increases have ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Suicide rates didn't increase during pandemic

Many people, including mental health experts, anticipated a dramatic increase in suicide rates following the outbreak of COVID-19. But in fact, this has not been the case and most of the research published in scientific journals ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Firearm suicides fell worldwide since 1990, but rose in 31 countries

From 1990 to 2019, deaths from suicide by firearm declined throughout the world, but some countries saw an increasing trend. Irena Ilic of the University of Belgrade, Serbia, and colleagues present these findings in the open-access ...

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